BLOGS 2018-05-14T14:42:10+00:00
1405, 2018

Concentrating on markets

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Since 2016, so-called industry concentration has gradually received more attention among competition policy practitioners. In the US in particular, both academics and some policymakers have argued that American industries and the economy at large have become more concentrated. In South Africa, lawmakers have cited high and persistent levels of concentration as motivation for enacting changes to the competition law. In fact, the aim of South African lawmakers is now explicitly to “deconcentrate” the economy[i]. The [...]